HOLME VALLEY Wheeler Lee Brown continued his recent run of top three placings with a fine second in the Elite Circuit Series support race at Beverley.
The event was run in light rain, making the surfaces treacherous, but a solo attack on lap two from Dominic Smith (Liverpool Mercury) proved the winning move as he distanced the main group to win by 20sec.
Brown maintained his position in the bunch, which was reduced to 20 riders at the finish, due to the relentless pace and a series of crashes.
Starting his sprint early with 350m to go, Brown held on to lead the bunch home, taking a comfortable second place ahead of Ben Roberts of Bridlington CC.
One more result like this would see the Holme Valley Wheeler promoted to a second category rider, a fantastic a achievement considering he began the season as a fourth category.
Huddersfield Star Wheelers promoted their 33-mile Evening Road Race on the Birdsedge course with a strong field.
A breakaway of five riders, including former Holme Valley Wheelers Jacob Scott (Planet X) & Ben Kellett (VS Cycles), went clear after two laps.
However, the bunch reeled them in with one lap to go.
Lee Tunnicliffe (Clay Cross RT) chose this moment to launch a solo attempt and he held off the bunch to win by 30sec.
Scott took the bunch sprint for a fine second place and best Junior, while Jake Womersley (Sportscover Altura RT) was eighth.
The Pedalsport Summer Cyclo-Cross series reached round seven with the second event at Brigshaw School, Kippax.
Pedalsport riders stole the show in the Under 14 race, taking the first four places as Jenson Young grabbed the win.
Henry Hollyman (Kirklees Cycling Academy) was fifth and fastest Under 10 Boy while Tom Whitworth was ninth.
Huddersfield Star Wheelers youth riders were also in the thick of the action.
Ella Hampson was second Under 10 Girl, Luca Longo was second Under 8 Boy and Kate Shaw was the first Under 8 girl.
Jack Clarkson (Hope Factory Racing) dominated the Over 14s race, winning from Ian Taylor (Craven Energy Tri).
Owen Mitton (Huddersfield RC) was the best of the Huddersfield riders in 25th, closely followed by Graham Piccavey (Huddersfield Star Wheelers) in 26th and clubmate Ivan Boyes in 27th.
Meanwhile, the Regional Youth Circuit Race Championships took place on the newly built Forge Valley circuit.
National Champion Gabriel Cullaigh was beaten into second place by RST Racing teammate Struan McInnes in the Under 16 Boys, while Abby Mae Parkinson from Liversedge won the Under 16 Girls.
Reece Wood (Aire Valley RT) won the Under 14 Boys with Harry Hardcastle (KCA) picking up the bronze.
Holme Valley Wheeler’ Jim Brown finished second in the Under 12 Boys event which was won by Shelley youngster Jack Ford (Wakefield Junior Tri).
Ruby Boyes (Huddersfield Star Wheelers) won the Under 12 Girls Regional Grasstrack Championships at Roundhay Park, Leeds.
The riders competed in a half-lap time trial, pursuit race and scratch race.
Also at Roundhay, several local youth riders competed in the British School Grasstrack Championships.
KCA riders Finlay Cooper-Oldroyd and Henry Hollyman won the Under 11 and Under 9 categories respectively with impressive displays.